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Record Number: 8445


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Hookham calls here & Shelley reads his romance to him.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

15 Sep 1814

Country:

England

Time

daytime

Place:

city: London
specific address: 56 Margaret Street, Cavendish Square

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

4 Aug 1792

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

Poet / author

Religion:

Atheist

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

Mr Hookham, Mary Shelley and Claire Clairmont


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Title:

[romance]

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Manuscript: Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

8445

Source:

Print

Author:

Mary Shelley

Editor:

Paula Feldman

Title:

The Journals of Mary Shelley

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1995

Vol:

n/a

Page:

25

Additional Comments:

Other editor Diana Scott-Kilvert

Citation:

Mary Shelley, Paula Feldman (ed.), The Journals of Mary Shelley (London, 1995), p. 25, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=8445, accessed: 27 March 2023


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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